EX-Norwich City stars come out for charity golf day

The winning team, from left: Chris Potter, Gary Woodward, Luke Coppen Charlie Woodward. Picture: Sub

The winning team, from left: Chris Potter, Gary Woodward, Luke Coppen Charlie Woodward. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Archant

A charity golf day brought out some Norwich City legends to help raise money to support victims of domestic abuse.

On June 28, at Sprowston Manor near Norwich, the ex-city players raised more than £1,800 for Leeway, a specialist domestic violence and abuse charity in the Norfolk and Waveney.

Among those taking part were former Norwich City stars Grant Holt and Rob Newman. The event included 18-holes of golf, a two-course meal and a fundraising raffle and auction.

A number of local businesses were among the nine teams who competed on the day, with several also providing prizes for the auction. The winning team was Chris Potter, Gary Woodward, Luke Coppen and Charlie Woodward.

Last year Leeway supported more than 8,500 women, children and men who were experiencing domestic abuse with this year seeing a 27pc increase in referrals for their services.

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